Jerod Mayo out for the season
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Jerod Mayo out for the season
Thursday October 16th, 2014

New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo will undergo surgery on Thursday to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right leg, according to a report from's Tom Curran.

Mayo was carted off in the second quarter of Sunday's victory over the Buffalo Bills after making a tackle on running back Anthony Dixon. It was reported Monday that Mayo was out for the season with a leg injury that is "bad."

Mayo is reportedly hoping his rehabilitation will take six months.

The two-time Pro Bowler missed 10 games last season after tearing a pectoral muscle. Over six games this season, Mayo recorded a team-high 53 tackles.

The Patriots (4-2) host the New York Jets on Sunday.

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